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Muscotah is a city in Atchison County, in the Atchison metro area.
The community name derives from Indian term, variously translated as "beautiful prairie" or "prairie on fire"
The latitude of Muscotah is 39.552N. The longitude is -95.521W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,007 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 203.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Muscotah demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Atchison County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 66058 ZIP code.
17% of Muscotah residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Muscotah ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Muscotah was $15,299, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Muscotah residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Muscotah, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $308. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $513.
Atchison County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Muscotah political report.
The average commute time for Muscotah workers is 33 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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